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Hugh Lane Gallery re-opens and promotes striking MacGonigal work The Hugh Lane Gallery in Parnell Square, along with most of Dublin’s galleries and museums, announced it was opening to the public again and promoted this on social media with a painting by Maurice MacGonigal. The painting titled Dockers shows three dock workers set dramatically against a red cargo ship.  MacGonigal, although Dublin born and schooled by the Christian Brothers in Synge Street, is perhaps more better known for his West of Ireland landscapes…

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Organ donation saves lives. Making the decision to donate organs is the most important gift we can ever give. Making friends and family aware of how you feel and your wishes on organ donation are the key steps towards saving lives. #havethatconversation Donation greatly enhances and in many cases, saves the life of the person who receives the transplanted organ. The national team of Donor Coordinators from Organ Donation Transplant Ireland manage the overall process of donation and retrieval in Ireland. They work closely to support families at the time of their loss and throughout the journey of donation. In…

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Mary Kennedy talks Dr Nuala O’ Connor, GP and HSE lead for antimicrobial resistance and infection control. Nuala is also the Irish College of General Practitioners lead advisor on Covid-19 and antibiotic resistance. Since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic she has been supporting general practice to adapt to new ways of working to ensure that general practice is a safe place for patients to be seen and for the GP team to work in. Dr O’Connor also works on patient education relating to reducing antibiotic resistance. We know that it is difficult at the moment. Many older people and those…

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Online shopping is proving to be a lifeline for one Kerry based seafood company Kerry based company, Star Seafoods, is embracing increasing customer demand for online shopping and has diversified into an online direct operation, delivering to homes throughout Ireland. Its fleet of fully refrigerated vans are a familiar sight cris-crossing the country as they deliver succulent salmon, hake, cod as well as crab, scallops and juicy prawns as well as a whole host of other fishy delights. It has attracted over 10,000 loyal customers in record short time and has been such a success that it has plans to…

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Legendary TV and Radio presenter Mike Murphy and Booker Prize winning author John Banville discuss books, short stories, poetry collections and more in this two man book club. The SeniorTimes Series 2 Podcasts are sponsored by the HSE, Doro and Expressway

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Broadcaster Maia Dunphy calls on people of Ireland to get worrying coughs checked as lung cancer may hide behind Covid-19 and flu this winter The world’s first cough checker phone-line has been launched today to help catch lung cancer out and encourage the public to call their GP if they have concerns. Lung cancer symptoms may be hiding behind COVID-19 and flu this coughing season, which could lead to further cases of late-stage diagnosis, according to the Marie Keating Foundation. The Foundation has teamed up with Maia Dunphy to call on the people of Ireland to catch out lung cancer…

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